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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-48
First successful birth of twins in India following the transfer of vitrified oocytes


Department of Reproductive Medicine, Fertility Research Centre, GG Hospital, Chennai - 600 034, Tamilnadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Priya Selvaraj
Fertility Research Centre, GG Hospital, 6E Nungambakkam High Road, Chennai - 600 034, Tamilnadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-1208.63124

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We report the first twin pregnancy and birth in India after the transfer of embryos generated from vitrified and thawed oocytes to a 41-year-old woman who was in a donor program. Embryos were generated from the microinjection of pre-prepared sperms into vitrified oocytes. Twin male babies weighing 750 and 860 g were born by emergency cesarean section. Vitrification is one of the most promising options in cryopreservation and preservation of embryos and oocytes.


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